Student, James Madison College, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1963-1964; Bachelor, San Jose State University, 1969; postgraduate, U. Washington, 1978-1979.
Social worker, Department Public Society Superior vena cava syndrome-Exposition Park, Los Angeles, 1969-1971; rehabilitation social worker, Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation, 1971-1973; freelance illustrator, Los Angeles and San Francisco, 1973-1976; personnel researcher, City of Seattle, 1977-1978; social worker, administrator, Homesharing for Seniors Inc., Seattle, 1978-1980; finance planner, Shrader Finance Services, Seattle, since 1980; insurance agent, Richards Agency-Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, Seattle, since 1982.
Delaware Kitsap County Republican Convention, 1988. Active St. Barnabas Church, Bainbridge Island, Washington, since 1987, member education committee, choir, chair outreach commission. Member American Society California Lutheran Universities, American Society Chartered Finance Consultant, Institute Certified Finance Planners, International Association Finance Planners, National Association Life Underwriters (life, National Quality award 1983, 84, 85), Million Dollar Round Table, Massachusetts Mutual Agents' Association (Seattle delegate 1985-1988).
Married Stephen C. Shrader, June 21, 1981. Children: Sarah, Cory.